Town of Fairview Park
Minutes of the February 10, 2009 Meeting
The Town Council held their regular meeting on Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. at the Municipal Building. The Pledge to the Flag was recited. Roll call was taken with council members James Hall, David Crane and Jim Moore and Attorney Henry L. Antonini present. Absent were council members Larry Natalie and Janet Troglio. Jim Hall conducted the meeting.
The minutes of the January meeting and financial report were approved with a motion by David and seconded by Jim Moore. The motion carried by voice vote.
Henry has a draft of an ordinance requiring bonds being posted before any work can be done within the Town. He is refining the wording.
Sue advised that the debris pile was burned on January 21st without incidence.
Joe Summers is concerned about 2 large brush piles possibly being burned this spring. If it's clean brush there is no ordinance against it. Joe was advised to call the Fire Chief or Marshal at the time it is being burned.
Leonard gave each of the council members and clerk-treasure a copy of a CD with minutes and ordinances between 2000 and 2008.
Larry Beard questioned the status of the water problem at 3rd and Washington and whether Washington was a county road and if anyone had talked with the drainage board. He was advised of the status. Leonard advised the town to have a plan put together to present for possibly receiving stimulus money.
Sue will send certified letters concerning repair work on 7th Street.
Mike Kelley thanked the Town officials and workers for all the work done over the past year. Joe Summers advised that the Street Dept had done a great job on the roads.
A Conflict of Interest Statement was presented to the Council from Jim Moore. The Council accepted the Statement, but Henry advised to present again at the next meeting when there will be a quorum for a vote, since Jim Moore would need to abstain from voting.
A motion was made by Jim Moore and seconded by David to approve the Clerk-Treasurer's bond. The motion carried by voice vote
Henry spoke with Pat Callahan on SRF Loan. Pat would have to update the rate study, but it would have to be a more expensive formal study since the Town was still a member of the IURC. He advised the Council to again look at opting out of the IURC.
Jim Moore requested that the Marshal's Department provide a log of all stops and cases that the department handles monthly.
Reserve deputy, Brad Lawhorn thanked the Council for the purchase of bullet proof vests.
A motion was made by Jim Moore and seconded by David to pay the Town claims in the amount of $10,719.87, the water department claims in the amount of $8,498.08 and the wastewater claims in the amount of $6,685.86. The motion carried by voice vote.
The meeting adjourned at 7:31 p.m. with a motion by David and seconded by Jim Moore. The motion carried by voice vote.
Attested to by:
Teresa Baker, Clerk-Treasurer February 10, 2009